What Is a Heat Pump?

Posted: October 10, 2022

A Heat Pump Can Keep Your Home Warm and Cool Thanks to evolving technology, heat pumps have become more practical in colder climates like the Delaware Valley. Here’s how a heat pump works. Unlike a furnace that creates heat and distributes it through your home, a heat pump doesn’t create heat. Instead, it captures existing heat energy from the outside (yes, even in cold temperatures) and transfers that heat to inside your home. In warm weather, a heat pump does another important job: it functions just like a central air conditioning system does. The heat pump system absorbs the heat […]

What Is Renewable Propane?

Posted: September 12, 2022

It’s a Clean-Burning Fuel with a Small Carbon Impact Propane is already environmentally beneficial since it burns cleanly with negligible greenhouse gas emissions. The advent of renewable propane gas, however, takes the propane industry’s effort to become more sustainable a big step further. While it is not in common use yet, renewable propane gas has positioned itself to be a major part of the clean fuel conversation in the years ahead. Just as conventional propane is a coproduct of crude oil and natural gas extraction, most renewable propane can be considered a coproduct of biofuel creation. Many of the same […]

When Is the Best Time for a Heating Tune-up?

Posted: September 5, 2022

Reasons to Get Your Maintenance Service Now We always advise customers to look ahead and get a jump start on preparing for the heating season. The most important thing you can do right now is to schedule a tune-up on your furnace, boiler or heat pump. Scheduling a propane gas safety check for your gas appliances is also highly recommended. Why now? Our service schedule fills up rapidly in the fall, when the cooler weather makes everyone start paying attention again to their heating system. Fall storms and early cold snaps cause further complications because sometimes we have to cancel […]

Common Air Conditioning Mistakes

Posted: August 15, 2022

Ways to Take the Strain Off Your Central Air System A properly functioning air conditioning system makes it easy for all of us to stay cool at an affordable cost. But it’s easy to make mistakes along the way that could cost you money, especially when we’re trying to muddle through a stifling heat wave like the one we recently experienced. With that in mind, here are some tips from our air conditioning experts to help everything run more smoothly for the rest of the cooling season. Don’t Be Impatient Some people turn off their cooling system when everyone leaves […]

How To Know Your A/C Needs Service

Posted: August 8, 2022

Weak Airflow, Unusual Smells, and Other Problems If you have taken care of getting your annual maintenance done on your central air conditioning system, chances are good you will be able to keep your cool even when Mother Nature throws us some high heat. But if you never got around to getting your A/C tune-up done, you may experience various problems that could compromise your comfort. To help you be aware that there is trouble brewing, our service department has put together these 10 signs that let you know you should schedule a service call with us. Our cooling technician […]

Why You Should Get a Ductwork Inspection

Posted: August 1, 2022

Improve Your Indoor Air & Lower Energy Costs If you have a forced-air system, it’s easy to overlook the importance of your air ducts. But the fact remains that your duct system plays a critical role in keeping your home comfortable and your annual energy costs under control Let’s start with the basics. Your warm-air furnace or central air conditioning system pushes heated or cooled air through the network of air ducts built inside your home so they can reach their exit point: the air vents or registers. However, if parts of your ductwork deteriorate and start leaking air, harmful […]